Scuba diving is a popular sport that is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. Some like to explore sunken ships, while others are fascinated by colorful coral reefs, underwater sea creatures, and graceful mammals. If you are planning an underwater adventure be sure and do your research, and get as many travel tips as possible, as there are dozens of excellent diving sites all over the world.
Indonesia is surrounded by a coral reef that is simply stunning, and the island of Bali has some incredible destinations that you can explore. Situated in the Indian Ocean just north west of Australia, Bali is an incredible place to dive. The small village of Tulamben is on the north east of Bali. Most divers travel to the site to see the 120 meter shipwreck, but the extremely diverse ecosystem makes it a must for beginning and expert enthusiasts. Or you can try the beach area in South Bali, north of Seminyak and south of Tanah Lot. With lot of Luxury villa rentals in Canggu it will be the perfect spot for your diving vacation. A stay at Villa East Indies – Luxury Bali Villa will help you relax after the underwater excitement.
Home to one of the Seven Great Wonders of The World, The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is on the east coast of the country and starts in Queensland. Check out a list of travel tips, and you will learn that one of the best places to dive is Cod Hole. Not only will you get to maneuver some colorful coral ridges, but you will also get up close and personal with Coral Trout, Trigger Fish, Camouflage Cod, and Snapper. The dive site was named because of the massive amounts of Potato Cod that live in the area.
When you think of Egypt thoughts of sand dunes and camels usually come to mind, but the pristine desert is also home to some of the best diving sites in the world. Experienced travelers flock to the Red Sea to experience some of the most amazing underwater life on the planet. The Panorama Reef is where you will see turtles and hammerhead sharks.
The tropical waters in the Pacific Ocean offer divers a variety of sites to explore. Travel to the Garden Island of Kauai and you will be rewarded. Tunnels Beach on the North Shore has an inner and outer reef where you can dive. Here you will see reef fish and green sea turtles. Oahu is another excellent diving destination, and if you are an experienced diver, strap on your tanks and head to Sharks Cove.
The east coast of the United States offers divers a huge variety of sites to enjoy. Not only can you explore caverns and caves, but you will also be able to explore North America’s only living coral reef. IF you like wreck diving you will not be disappointed. Created by sunken ships, the artificial reefs are a sight to behold. Beginners and experts will love diving off the coast of Florida and the Keys.
Most experienced divers who have explored the reefs in Belize will tell you that it is the most spectacular diving site in the world. The Blue Hole, which is a World Heritage site, is amazing. Almost 1000 feet wide and 450 feet deep the walls of the hole are smooth and almost vertical. Bring your underwater camera, as you are going to want to capture the dramatic stalactites and stalagmites that hang from the ledges.
People from all over the world travel to Mexico to experience deep sea fishing and scuba diving. Cozumel is the largest island located off the coast in the Mexican Caribbean. Popular with divers, much of it is protected because it is an underwater national park. Fishing is not allowed, so expect to see a variety of reef fish, sea turtles, and about 500 species of fish which includes the toadfish.
Start planning your diving trip today, as there are some excellent discount package deals available, that everyone can afford.